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sulphide:

see sulfidesulfide,
chemical compound containing sulfur and one other element or sulfur and a radical. Sulfides may be salts or esters of hydrogen sulfide, H2S, or may be formed directly, e.g., by heating a metal with sulfur.
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sulphide

1. a compound of sulphur with a more electropositive element
2. another name for thio-ether
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A strong, east-west magnetic high more than 2 Km long is intersected by two moderate, northeast- southwest magnetic anomalies in the immediate vicinity of the gneiss- granite contact, a geological environment favorable for the formation of sulfide deposits.
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The free energy for the reduction of silica by magnesium sulfide in ductile base iron of the same properties is -16,342 calories.
Leakage takes place, and the key is to be able to detect that leakage and any sulfide oxidation that results, and to deal with it before it contaminates the environment.
Such statements include comments regarding the timing of the completion, commissioning, and commencement of operations of the Bogoso Sulfide Expansion Project and various components of the Project.
Although the researchers aren't sure about the function of the snail's sulfide armor, it may provide protection from predatory snails.
In other words, there was a total of 25 cu ft of metal oxides and metal sulfides in this vessel.
The first complete synthesis of what might be called the iron sulfide theory for the origin of life appeared in the January Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B.
Analysis of the newly integrated database revealed higher nickel values than previously reported, newly recognized Ni-Cu-PGE anomalies between the Lower Canwell and East Canwell showings, and increased potential for large deposits of disseminated sulfide mineralization.
In another report in the same issue of Science, other researchers infer the composition of the early atmosphere in a different way--from the isotope ratios in sulfides produced by aquatic microorganisms that feed on dissolved sulfates.
These thick intersections of weakly disseminated Fe-Ni sulfides at the Canwell Intrusive Complex are considered to be significant for two reasons.